Heavy Metal with the M777 155mm Howitzer
Heavy Metal with the M777 155mm Howitzer
If you are a US Solider or Marine hunkered down in some remote forward base and the perimeter is crawling with what are politely called, 'unfriendly', the sweetest call that can be made is for a fire mission. Since 2005, ...
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How Much Ammo DO you need
How Much Ammo DO you need
With the suddenly mad scramble to find ammunition in the past few months, one must take a step back and ask yourself the hard question. Shed light on the shadows, pull out the man behind the curtain, and talk to that elep ...
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When to Teach Home Defense
When to Teach Home Defense
In a recent survey, having a firearm for protection was listed as the number one reason by US gun owners. Current state and federal laws regulate that owners must be no less than 18 years old (21 in most states for handgu ...
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Selling Guns Online 101
Selling Guns Online 101
So you want to sell your gun and are pretty internet savvy. With that in mind, here is a quick tutorial on keeping you legal and sane, while getting the most money for your investment. Where to sellThere are two types of ...
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Buying Guns Online 101
Buying Guns Online 101
Since Al Gore invented the internet there has been a steady growth in the trend of buying goods online. One of these goods, no matter how much the gun grabber's wish it wasn't so, is firearms. Where to lookThere are two t ...
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The Colt Detective Special
The Colt Detective Special
Twenty years before Smith and Wesson gave the world their Chief's Special, Colt pioneered the snub-nosed revolver. A handy six-shooter with a 2-inch barrel, the Colt gun was revolutionary for its day and is still viable n ...
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Shopping for Old 22s
Shopping for Old 22s
With the craze for black rifles, all things 5.56, and 'high-capacity', there may be no better time to shop for great deals on old rimfire rifles. Odds are there are a few dozen of them gathering dust within just a few mil ...
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A Gunspeak Primer
A Gunspeak Primer
If you read enough gun articles, hang out at shooting ranges, and peruse the gun shows enough, you find out that firearms owners and users have their own language. For the benefit of those not fully fluent, we here at Fir ...
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Spanish 1911 The Star Model B 9mm
Spanish 1911 The Star Model B 9mm
When I was poking around the evidence room one night years ago, I saw what I took to be a Colt 1911-series 45ACP with a funny grip. On closer inspection, I found that it was neither a Colt, nor a 45 at all. I held it up t ...
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Your Own Personal Firearms Trinity
Your Own Personal Firearms Trinity
Odds are if you are reading this drivel, you probably own a few guns. Estimates say that something about 300-million firearms are in the possession of more than 80-million owners. This translates into 3-4 guns per each gu ...
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